|Impeller Type||Central / off center
Baffles: 0 / 2 / 3 / 4
Blades: 2 / 3 / 4
|Preferred Arrangement||Center Mounted|
|Heat Transfer||• • •|
|Flow Range||Turbulent / Transitional|
|Viscosity Range||1 - 50000|
|Features||- Universal mixing impeller for a wide viscosity range
- Variable blade angles (standard versions with 20° to 45°)
|Diameter Ratio||0.5 - 0.8 [d1 / d2]|
|Speed||300 - 1500|
|Tip Speed||5 − 20 [ft/s]|
Hydrofoil agitators, also known as marine-style agitators or axial flow impellers, are widely used in various industries for their efficient mixing capabilities. These agitators are characterized by their unique blade design, resembling the shape of a hydrofoil, which creates axial flow patterns within the mixing vessel. Here are some key features and characteristics of hydrofoil agitators:
Due to their efficient mixing performance, versatility, and energy efficiency, hydrofoil agitators are commonly used in industrial processes where effective agitation, blending, and mass transfer are essential. The design and operating characteristics of hydrofoil agitators make them valuable tools in a wide range of applications across different industries.
Hydrofoil agitators are widely used in various industries for their efficient mixing capabilities and ability to handle a wide range of fluid viscosities. Here are some common industries where hydrofoil agitators are extensively employed:
Hydrofoil agitators are selected for their ability to handle a wide range of fluid viscosities, efficient mixing capabilities, and high shear capabilities. Their design allows for effective axial flow mixing, making them valuable tools in various industrial processes where agitation, blending, and solids suspension are critical. The versatility and scalability of hydrofoil agitators make them suitable for various tank sizes and process requirements in different industries.
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis for an agitator involves simulating and analyzing the flow of fluids and the associated mixing behavior within a mixing vessel or tank equipped with an agitator. This analysis is crucial in industries such as chemical engineering, pharmaceuticals, food processing, and more, where efficient mixing and agitation are essential processes.
Our step-by-step approach to conducting a CFD analysis for an agitator: